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Doug Ravenel’s work on the Kervaire invariant one

February 26, 2016

The Annals of Mathematics has accepted for publication the paper “On the non-existence of elements of Kervaire invariant one”, by Doug Ravenel with co-authors Mike Hill from UCLA and Mike Hopkins from Harvard. The paper is over 200 published pages, an unusual devotion of space to one paper for this journal. The length is justified by the need to explain many new things in order to understand the proof.

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Dinesh Thakur awarded NSA grant

February 5, 2016

Professor Dinesh Thakur has received a two-year NSA award for a project entitled Multi-zeta and related structures in function field arithmetic. Professor Thakur is a leading figure in this field and is widely known to the mathematical public due to the Arizona Winter School in number theory he has ran at the University of Arizona for many years.

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Xuwen Chen awarded NSF grant

November 10, 2015

Xuwen Chen

Assistant professor Xuwen Chen has been awarded a 3-year National Science Foundation grant in the amount of $107,444 for a project entitled Mean-Field Limits of Quantum Many-Body Dynamics and Free Boundaries in Kinetic Theory.

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